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Optimal stock

What is Optimal stock?

The term optimal stock describes the stock level that is most economical for a company, i.e. leads to minimum costs. It can be derived from the optimal order quantity. The aim is to be able to reliably meet regular demand in order to achieve maximum profitability. At the same time, inventory costs should be kept as low as possible. When calculating the optimal stock level, a number of factors have to be taken into account, including the type of product, stock turnover and customer demand. But also the minimum stock level, the safety stock level and the maximum stock level play a decisive role.